You can now digitally track the mail that's on the way to your mailbox

Posted at 5:07 PM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-29 17:07:21-04

We warn you about the 'Porch Pirates,' the people who steal your packages around the holidays, but the truth is your mail is always at risk. 

The Sugarwood Grove area using the neighborhood social site Nextdoor to share images of a suspected mail thief in the area. 

A spokeswoman with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office tells us that they received a report around Father's Day that someone stole a Father's Day card from a mailbox. 

Rick Del Rio, lives in that neighborhood, and has wondered if he's had missing mail too. 

The United States Post Office recently launching a new way to track the mail you're getting that day.

Informed Delivery is now available in the Bay area -- it lets your household receive email notifications with a picture of each piece of mail that you should expect that day. 

It's free to sign up, and you will receive an email each morning. 

To learn more, click here.

If you have any information on the alleged mail thief you can contact the sheriff's office at 813-247-8200.